The following forms should be used by those conducting research at Trevecca. If you have questions, please consult with your advisor or contact the IRB chair at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Application Form

Trevecca Nazarene University has partnered with Axiom Education, LLC., to manage all IRB applications through an online program called Mentor. Once you have completed the required IRB training and have earned your certificate (instructions located on our Training page), you may log in to the Mentor program and begin completing your IRB application: https://www.axiommentor.com/login/shibLogin.cfm?i=trevecca

Informed Consent Form

Informed consent is required for most research projects. The researcher should confer with his or her faculty adviser to determine the appropriate consent form to use. A sample of the consent form(s) should be included with the application. The links below provide some sample consent forms, which should be edited so that they are specific to your research project.

SAMPLE INFORMED CONSENT – HARD COPY SURVEY

SAMPLE INFORMED CONSENT – ONLINE SURVEY

SAMPLE INFORMED CONSENT – STUDY INVOLVING INTERVENTION

SAMPLE INFORMED CONSENT – PARENTS OR CUSTODIANS OF MINORS

SAMPLE CHILD ASSENT

Class Research

Certain classes require all students to conduct research projects involving human subjects under the guidance and supervision of the faculty member teaching the class. For these classes, follow the Mentor link above once you have completed the required IRB training.